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Woman regains her wings after 44 years

PEPPY PILOT—Above, Simi Valley resident Angela Larcomb pilots a Piper Warrior airplane on July 13 out of the Camarillo Airport. She had learned to fly as a teenager and worked as a flight instructor, but had given up flying when she had children. The flight was a birthday gift from her husband, Scott. Photos by MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

July 15, 1974, was a landmark day for Angela Larcomb.

It was her 16th birthday, and Angela would be making her first solo flight that day in a Cessna,...

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